Budget Matters Blog

Category: Health Care


Meet Your Member of Congress this April

Congress is in "recess" from April 7 to April 21, 2017. That means that members of Congress are home in their states or districts -- and they're ready to meet with you.


Pink Out Day: Planned Parenthood's Federal Funding

Federal funding for Planned Parenthood works out to about $2.50 per taxpayer - but it buys a lot.


What if We Took $54 Billion From the Pentagon, Instead?

Trump wants to take $54 billion from human needs and give it to the military. What if we did the reverse?


Six Things You Could Buy Instead of a Border Wall

A leaked Department of Homeland Security internal report recently put the cost of President Trump's border wall at $21.6 billion.


A Trump Budget: Will Congress repeal Obamacare (aka the Affordable Care Act)?

So what’s standing in the way of repealing the Affordable Care Act?


Open Community Forum this Friday

Please mark your calendars and join us for an engaging discussion on the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead.


Congress finally made a deal to clean up Flint’s water. Are there more infrastructure deals to come?

 In the coming months, as we usher in a new administration and Congress, there will be an opportunity to finally invest in infrastructure that would strengthen America for decades to come.


Our Failure to Invest in Infrastructure Is Literally Making Us Sick: #JusticeforFlint

The residents of Flint have gone without clean water for 748 days, and counting.


Competing Visions: Our Budget, Our Priorities

We've just released our analysis of federal budget proposals. Trust us - you're going to want to see this. 


Webinar: 2017 Budget Proposals vs Americans' Priorities

In an upcoming webinar, we'll explain the differences between major budget proposals and share information about how you can influence the budget to shift our nation’s priorities.